Douglas County, Nebraska
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County Information

Douglas County was established in 1855. It was named after Stephen A. Douglas (1813-1861), U.S. Senator from Illinois.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 340 square miles, of which 331 square miles is land and 9 square miles is water.

Douglas County is a county located in the U.S. state of Nebraska. As of the 2010 census, the population was 517,110. It is the state's most populous county, home to over one-fourth of Nebraska's residents. Its county seat is Omaha, the state's largest city.

Sailor And Soldier Statues at the Durham Museum in Omaha
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Douglas County Online Data


Births & Birthdays Biographies Cemeteries
Census Data Churches Clubs, Societies & Organizations
Documents Geographical Features Historical Info
Marriages, Anniversaries & Divorces Military News Articles
Obituaries/Deaths People & Families Precincts
Schools Towns & Villages

Website Updates:

21 July 2015:
News Article: Overland Camel Company
18 July 2015:
Military: Veterans Deaths - Wayne Betts; Ralph M. Black; William A. Blessie; Robert L. Bowen; Harold E. Breeling; Gere L. Burland; Ewing T. Croft; Steve F. Czapla; Frank E. Dolphens, Sr.; Franklin D. Eymann; Tony D. Farrell; Floyd E. Hermanson; William Holloran; James H. Moylan; Arthur J. Palmer; Donald F. Pechacek; Edward E. Pouster; Heinz O. Rohde; Andrew Rot; Roland J. Schomer; Herbert J. Sievers; Henry L. Stamps; Warren W. Stinson; Frank E. Tenczer; William J. Wirges; Gerald J. Zach
16 July 2015:
Bios: Added pictures for A. J. P. Bertschy; John F. Bloom; William B. Cheek; Frank E. Clark; Raymond T. Coffey; William J. Connell; Lodowick F. Crofoot; James Charles Dahlman; William P. Deverell; Everett S. Dodds; Timothy J. Dwyer, M. D.; Weston A. Eddy; August J. Eggerss; Conrad George Fisher; Jerry M. Fitzgerald; J. P. Guth; Peter B. Haight; George E. Haverstick; Joseph Hayden; John Frink Hecox; Ernest C. Hodder; Samuel A. Houser; Gustave C. Kuenne; Eugene P. Melady; Nathan Merriam; William Henry Mick, B. Sc., M. D.; Louis C. Nash; George H. Payne; George Rasmussen; Oak Chatham Redick; John A. Rine; Halleck F. Rose; Samuel E. Schweitzer; Edmond F. Shanahan, M. D.; William Lete Shearer, D. D. S., M. D.; Otis M. Smith; William A. Smith; Robert C. Strehlow; W. B. Tagg; Warren Y. Thompson, M. D.; Cuthbert Vincent; Arthur Register Wells; Rt. Rev. Arthur Llewellyn Williams
13 July 2015:
Bios: Added pictures for John Arthur Cavers; Byron Clark; Mrs. Mary Manning H. Cormack; Christopher C. Crowell, Jr.; John Malcolm Dow; Jay D. Foster; John A. Gentleman; Robert Gilmore, M. D.; Joseph P. Gray; John J. Hanighen; Reverend Jeremiah James Harty
03 July 2015:
Bios: Hon. C. W. Britt; Daniel Bernard Butler; J. F. Coad, Jr.; C. Herbert Coy; Frank E. Cress; J. Jeffery Davey; Louis F. Etter; Robert Beecher Howell; Dr. Charles Rosewater, M. D.; Claude Milton Skinner

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Surrounding Counties

Dodge County - (northwest)
Washington County - (north)
Pottawattamie County, Iowa - (east)
Sarpy County - (south)
Saunders County - (west)

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